Accountant (3170)

Finance Dayton, Ohio


Position at Taylor Communications

The Senior Accountant position will support multiple manufacturing locations preparing month-end financial reports and analysis to help drive the business. This person will work closely with manufacturing accounting team members, location personnel and other corporate departments.  This position requires a detail oriented person with initiative, good judgment, persistence and the ability to learn systems quickly.



  • Monthly closing activities, including journal entry preparation and review
  • Reconciling and reviewing general ledger accounts to verify transactions have been recorded properly
  • Preparation and analysis of monthly financial reporting package for supported locations
  • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Proactively improve processes, accuracy and efficiency
  • Comply with internal controls to protect the assets of the company
  • Provide support to location Plant Manager and other on-site personnel
  • Provide and participate in cross-training as appropriate
  • Participate in Peer Reviews for general ledger entries and account reconciliations
  • Provide analysis and support for auditors as neededQUALIFICATIONS:
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting; advanced degree a plus
  • CPA/CMA preferred
    • 3 – 8 years manufacturing account experience and financial analysis
    • Experience with automated accounting systems (Oracle, SAP, Lawson, BaaN/Infor, PeopleSoft, etc.) and a proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP required
  • Ability to work independently and on a team, meet deadlines, identify problems and solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and management
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational and strong analytical skills, interest in identifying and resolving problems
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills - ability to establish credibility, make decisions, and forge relationships